Armitage is a fantastic Java-based GUI front-end for the Metasploit Framework developed by Raphael Mudge. Its goal is to help security professionals better understand hacking and help them realize the power and potential of Metasploit. Further information about this excellent project, along with its complete manual, can be obtained at Armitage’s Official Website.
Steps to Start Armitage
- Open Kali Linux Aplications Menu
- Navigate to Exploitations Tools –> Armitage
- or in Search Box type Armitage and Open
- or in Kali Linux Terminal type – armitage and hit enter
Next Screen comes a connect box where you can leave the defaults and click connect
Next you are asked to start Metasploit RPC Server, in the dialogue box click yes to start and continue.
If you face any error like PostgreSQL service not started, open terminal and type
service postgresql start
Armitage is for the GUI Lovers, can be considered like Metasploit’s GUI Version operating on the top of the Metasploit framerwork.